A ship carrying migrants sank about 100 miles off southern Italy, killing several who had been on board, Italy's state-run ANSA news agency reported Monday, citing the Italian coast guard.
Oscar Pistorius suffers an anxiety disorder stemming from his double amputation as an infant and his unstable parents, a psychiatrist testified at the murder trial of the South African track star Monday.
The man leading the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the search is the most difficult in human history, but modern technology greatly increases the chances of finding the missing plane.
Imagine for a moment that we lived in a world where two million children under the age of five were dying every year of diseases that were entirely preventable. Imagine that this world was divided in two, where in one half children were free from this scourge and the other half lived in fear of these diseases which threatened their families every single day.
A boat carrying illegal migrants sank off the coast of Tripoli on Sunday, killing at least 40 people, the spokesman for Libya's Interior Ministry told CNN.
In the face of an army of cartoon characters, some Japanese officials are concerned the public is facing a cuteness overload.
Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in Vietnam Sunday as territorial disputes escalated tensions between the communist state and its neighbor China.
Newly-released video from Boko Haram allegedly shows kidnapped Nigerian girls in hijabs.
Nearly 90% of voters in the Donetsk region voted in favor of independence from Ukraine and 10% voted against it, an election official said.
Militants stormed a government building in an eastern Afghan city and fired rockets near Kabul's main airport on Monday as the Taliban began their annual spring offensive.
North Korea has slammed a South Korean investigation that found that Pyongyang had flown small drones over the border to take photos of strategic sites.
Thomas Neuwirth, better known as the drag persona Conchita Wurst, was the winner after performing "Rise Like A Phoenix."
A CNN crew observes some people voting twice at one polling station in Donetsk, Ukraine. Atika Shubert reports.
CNN's Nima Elbagir talks to one of the schoolgirls who managed to escape the Islamic militant group.
Two al Qaeda gunmen tried to kidnap two U.S. Embassy employees in Yemen last month but were shot and killed by one of the Americans, a Yemeni government official told CNN Saturday.
Pro-Russian activists are calling residents in eastern Ukraine to the polls Sunday for a snap referendum on declaring independence from Kiev.
Pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine insisted Saturday that a controversial referendum on greater autonomy will go ahead -- despite calls from Kiev and Moscow not to hold the vote amid soaring tensions.
South Sudan's President has reached a cease-fire deal with a rebel leader following five months of violence in the world's youngest nation.
First lady Michelle Obama on Saturday condemned the "unconscionable" kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian school girls, saying the action was taken by "a terrorist group determined to keep these girls from getting an education."